The law does not prohibit any person from practising medicine or surgery, but the legislature has declared that it is expedient that persons requiring medical aid should be enabled to distinguish the qualified from the unqualified practitioner1. It is, therefore, provided that any person who wilfully and falsely2 pretends to be or takes or uses the name or title of physician, doctor of medicine, licentiate in medicine and surgery, bachelor of medicine, surgeon, general practitioner or apothecary, or any name, title, addition or description implying that he is registered under any provision of the Medical Act 19833 or that
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